New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship
This report explores key issues in the U.S.-Latin American relationship in the context of recent political and economic changes in the region. It is based on a conference co-sponsored by the Latin American Program of the Wilson Center, the Council of the Americas, and the Council of American Ambassadors.
Latin American Program in the News: Hugo Chávez's Venezuela, What does the political and economic future hold?
According to former Wilson Scholar Margarita López Maya, without Hugo Chávez's visible presence in Venezuela problems like declining infrastructure and economic stability are increasingly apparent.
In Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-first Century, some of the Western Hemisphere’s leading human rights experts shape and bolster new approaches, from the concepts of rights to transnational efforts, by placing the struggle for rights in historical and comparative perspective.
Latin American Program in the News: Navarro says that Chavez will win with voting "close to or above 54%"
Senator Alejandro Navarro said that he estimates that Hugo Chávez will have “a clear victory close to or above 54%” in the presidential elections in Venezuela, which will take place this Sunday.[Spanish]
A series of three conferences were held during the Spring of 2000 to discuss issues such as: environmental and sustainable initiatives in the Amazon Basin; the roles of local, national, and international actors; Brazil's national security agenda in relation to the Amazon Basin; and the rising threat of international drug trafficking. This volume is a compilation of papers presented.